Hughes in, Roko­duguni out of Eng­land squad

Fiji Sun - - Sport -

Lon­don: Eng­land have re­tained 25 play­ers in their squad to pre­pare for their Novem­ber Test opener against South Africa at Twick­en­ham on Sun­day.

Eng­land are look­ing for their first win against the Spring­boks since 2006. For­wards Char­lie Ewels (Bath), El­lis Genge (Le­ices­ter), Teimana Har­ri­son (Northamp­ton) and Ben Mor­gan (Glouces­ter) re­turn to their clubs. As do backs Alex Goode (Sara­cens), Mike Ha­ley (Sale Sharks), Alex Lo­zowski (Sara­cens), Semesa Roko­duguni (Bath) and Henry Slade (Exeter). Jones will name his side to face South Africa on Thurs­day for the first of four games in their end-of-year se­ries. The re­main­ing play­ers in­clude four who have not been capped by Eng­land – Josh Beau­mont, Nathan Hughes, Kyle Sinck­ler and Ben Te’o. Eng­land squad For­wards: Dave Attwood, Josh Beau­mont, Dan Cole, Jamie Ge­orge, Dy­lan Hart­ley, Nathan Hughes, Joe Launch­bury, Court­ney Lawes, Joe Mar­ler, Chris Rob­shaw, Kyle Sinck­ler, Tommy Tay­lor, Billy Vu­nipola, Mako Vu­nipola, Tom Wood Backs: Mike Brown, Danny Care, El­liot Daly, Owen Far­rell, Ge­orge Ford, Jonathan Joseph, Jonny May, Ben Te’o, Mar­land Yarde, Ben Youngs.-Planet Rugby

Nathan Hughes.

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